Security Bulletin:A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Workload Deployer. (CVE-2015-7575)
There is a vulnerability in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition Version 6 that is used by IBM Workload Deployer. The issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016 and this vulnerability is commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.
DESCRIPTION: The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Workload Deployer version 3.1 and later
The solution is to apply the following IBM Workload Deployer fix:
Upgrade the IBM Workload Deployer to the following fix level:
|IBM Workload Deployer System||Release V220.127.116.11||V18.104.22.168 Interim fix10,
Workarounds and Mitigations
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CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris, France
24 February 2016: Original version published
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